Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Damascus, Syria,
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas,
Bachelor of Journalism
•Senior Fellows Honors Program
•Broadcast Journalism Program
Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies
•Minor in Arabic
Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon,
•Summer Institute for Intensive Arabic Language and Culture
JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE samples of work available upon request
Video Journalist, Inside the National, Abu Dhabi TV, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Mar – July
Reported, produced, researched, wrote, shot, interviewed, recorded voiceovers and piecesto
camera, and edited news and feature packages for Abu Dhabi TV’s English language bulletin.
Deputy Producer, Inside the National, Abu Dhabi TV, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Mar – Mar
Produced, directed, wrote, researched, translated and edited minute weekday English
language news magazine show, Inside the National, for primetime broadcast on Abu Dhabi TV Al
Emirat; Hosted weekly segment.
Story Producer/Script Writer, Integrity Media & Film, Dubai, UAE, Sept – Dec
Produced, wrote and researched stories about the Abu Dhabi Plan to be broadcast as short
documentaries on Baynounah Media Group’s Arabic Channel.
Producer, AlSa’at, Layalina Productions/AlArabiya Channel, Washington, D.C.,
Produced, directed, wrote, translated and edited short documentary for pilot news magazine
show, AlSa’at, for primetime broadcast on hour Arabic satellite news channel, AlArabiya.
News Intern, National Public Radio NPR, Austin, Texas,
Produced, edited, recorded, wrote, reported and researched stories for radio and website;
Rewrote wire stories; Compiled and distributed daily news rundown.
Reporter/Producer, Texas Newswatch, Austin, Texas,
Anchored, produced, directed, edited, photographed and reported for student television newscast.
Journalist, The Austin Advocate, Austin, Texas,
Assisted in publishing Austin’s homeless newspaper.
Reporter/Producer, Dispatch , Austin, Texas,
Produced, directed, hosted, edited and reported for student radio newscast.
Reporter, KVR News, Austin, Texas,
Reported, photographed and edited packages for student television news.
Staff Writer/Photographer, Cactus Yearbook, Austin, Texas,
Wrote stories and took photographs for university yearbook.
Editor, Ortega Elementary Yearbook, Austin, Texas,
Created yearbook for Austin elementary school.
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
Translator, This Pain Has No Ceasefire, MentalRev. Productions, San Francisco, CA,
Transcribed and translated Arabic interviews taking place in south Lebanon during and after the
Media Consultant, International Justice Clinic, Fordham Law School, New York, NY,
Researched and translated Arabic media concerning Yemeni clients detained at Guantanamo Bay;
Built media contact database; Served as consultant and contact for Arabic media outlets.